“There’s some legitimate issues that have been raised by the U.S. and those things can’t be dismissed simply because of the nature of the way these issues are unfolding. “
“While some may criticize how they are doing that it doesn’t take away from the real issue that sits there.”
-- 《澳大利亚金融评论》，上月还是财政部长的保守派议员莫里森 (Scott Morrison)
“My preliminary view is that the foreign investment proposals put to me for this transaction are contrary to the national interest, in accordance with the required provision on the grounds of national security. ”
-- August 2016, regarding the decision to block a Chinese bid for electricity network Ausgrid
"We’re putting a lot of safeguards in, and we’re doing a lot of things against foreign acquisition of property, and especially where they’re near sensitive military installations. So this was a very big deal. This was a very important deal. And the people in this room are the people that really were most instrumental in wanting it and getting it passed."
Expectations for real progress between China and the U.S. are low https://t.co/EzPVkG2PMF— Bloomberg (@business) August 23, 2018
"The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade agreement, which the U.S. abandoned in January 2017, contained strong restrictions on SOE subsidies that, ironically, were largely drafted by U.S. negotiators. Despite recent trade conflicts, the European Union, Japan, and the U.S. have been quietly working to develop another agreement containing rules to restrain Chinese subsidies."
If the U.S. Gets Into a Trade War with the EU, It Will Lose an Ally in Pressuring China https://t.co/wCFZ7VMTvQ— Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) July 24, 2018
I don't think the Chinese leadership realized how tired the world was becoming of their ham-handed ways. The world is starting to close the door on Chinese takeovers, says @nishagopalanhk https://t.co/stnb1JY6Wt via @bopinion— Jorge Guajardo (@jorge_guajardo) August 20, 2018